29,30,31 Jan & 1 Feb – 4 Nights.  We both just so loved our time away in the most wonderful cosy cottage.  It was more than we expected, such welcoming vibes.  We have never had such awesome breakfasts with homemade thoughts.  We commend you both for such a wonderful B&B.  Jennifer & Stan, Far North.

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay – the cottage is cosy and beautifully set-up with everything we needed.  And, the breakfast was delicious and will fuel us for the Remutaka Incline today.  Hope to be back again soon.  Lucy & Khan, Wellington 24.01.2021

Thanks for sharing y our beautiful cottage.  I has loads of loving detail and also the wonderful food! – made with care and love ♥.  Ray & Marg from Westport. 23.01.2021

An entering the cottage I was immediately impressed with the outstanding art work.  Loved being in spaces with such excellent interior decorating. Loved the quiet environment.  Heard a tui calling and laughed to hear hen cackling happily after laying an egg. Eliza & Phil from Kapiti 22.01.21

A lovely place to stay. Virginia and Ernst are very friendly and helpful hosts.  We enjoyed the breakfasts and the dinner.  A great base for exploring the area.  Cottage and gardens beautifully kept. Thank you.  Daphne & Gavin 10 Jan 2021 (4 nights)

Loved everything about this great place.  At the top of the list are the lovely hosts Virginia and Ernst.  The dinner as well as the antipasto platter were excellent and the breakfast provisions were delicious.  Underhill Cottage is super tidy and clan.  It really feels like a home away from home. Thank you and look forward to staying again in the future.  All the best, Ute & Tony – New Plymouth – 6.01.201

Excellent place, loved everything! Especially app0reciated the beautiful roses in the vase.  Dinner was fabulous, bedding was the best, breakfast provisions so appreciated and very delicious.  Super clean and tidy place.  We really enjoyed our visit to Underhill would highly recommend.  Joyce & Tony 1-3 Jan 2021.

A lovely cottage in a beautiful spot.  Loved the breakfast, the bird song, a comfy bed and a nice bath.  What a relaxing quiet spot – even on New years Eve.  For sure plan on staying here again.  Heather 31.12 – 1.1.2021

Thank you for everything.  The peace and quiet was much needed after a hard year – plus the homemade goodies were a bonus! Happy New year!.  Jo & Sinead 31/12/20

Thank you for the lovely stay in your wee cottage.  Lovely vibe, beautiful garden and night sky and great brekkie!!  Jimmy & Sam – Porirua 12.12.20

Thanks Ernst & Virginia.  Lovely stay, nice & quiet.  Had a good night sleep.  Des 7 Doris 22/11/20

Very enjoyable 2 night stay to fully enjoy the place.  Nicely decorated and great breakfast provisions.  Thank you. Ainslie & Bruno 1.11.20

Expect the best bed you’ve ever slept in, the best sleep you ever had and the friendliest welcome followed by perfect peace.  such a treat to stay here, the birds, the bacon and the benevolent rain! Will strongly recommend and review.  Thank you Virginia and Ernst for creating Underhill Cottage.  Jan Newman 29.10.20

Such a lovely, warm, comfortable and quiet cottage.  Thank you very much.  Beautiful colour palette.  Gloria & Gordon (Matakana). 28.09.2020

Thank you for a warm cottage when we arrived after a blustery day.  We spent two peaceful nights here, enjoyed the biscuits and breakfast provisions. Perfect retreat!  Ina & Roland (Whanganui) 27.09.20

Thank you for a very relaxing space where we could just chill out and enjoy the quiet.  You have a lovely piece of paradise.  G&T Wellington 20.09.20

So pleased to have found this ‘haven ‘on our way home to Cromwell from Te Puke.  Just what we needed.  Hopefully will get a chance to return.  Will definitely recommend.  With Thanks and appreciation Kathy & Tussock 14 Sept 2020

Thank you for sharing your wonderful. cottage with us, and the delicious ‘made with love’ foods – such a special treat.  Bubbles & Colin 13 Sept 2020

Really enjoyed our stay and will be back – Richard & Rebeka 5.9.20

Thank you for a lovely overnight stay following our bike ride on the Remutaka Rail Trail.  The breakfast was amazing and will set us up nicely for the trip home.  Jane & Colin Petone 28.8.20

Just what we wanted for an overnight on our getaway.  A bonus to have enough breakfast foods for two meals!  One to get us out the door on our early morning jaunt and an even better one when we got back.  Thanks!  Wendy & Nic from Wellington 20.6.2020

We had a peaceful weekend away.  Very pleasant accommodation.  We”ll recommend it. Emmy & Ash 6-8 June 2020

Thank you Ernst and Virginia for being such warm hosts, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and especially the delicious meals and laughts at the dinner table.  Thanks a lot. Rachel & Tom xx 1 June 2020

A little slice of paradise.  So peaceful, so homely, so delicious.  This is everything an AirBnB should be.  We feel spoiled and refreshed.  Thankyou for going the extra mile. Arohanui Peter & Glenys, Cambridge 15.3.2020

Thank you for the convenient and comfortable base for visiting family.  Tony & Helene, Rangiora 6-9 March 2020 

Beautiful and serene place to stay, excellent hosts and breakfasts!.  Thank you for Kim & Martin, Johnsonville 1 March 2020

Perfect little hideaway in Featherston.  Good to be back once again.  Thank you Virginia.  Denis from Dunedin 27.02.20

Magnificent cottage.  Lovely place and thank you. Merci. Francois et Saudrine, Raiata French Polynesia – 20.2.20

Virginia & Ernst. Thank you so much for letting us stay in your fabulous cottage and enjoy your garden!  We came to Featherston for the wedding of special friends and what a joy to find your beautiful cottage., kind welcome and generous hospitality. Thank you so much.  Wendy & Terry, North Queensland – 29.4. 2018

14.4.18 What a lovely cottage, the breakfast goodies are a nice touch.  We had a great stay. Thank you, Alana & Tim (Wanganui)

Virginia, you add just lovely details to make a memorable stay.  The cottage is so well thought out, we will definately recommend your place to visitors. Steph & Derek – 2 April 2018

T30.1.2018 – Thank you both – what a lovely place you have – so peaceful – couldn’t believe we slept until 10 am! Great to stay here.  Leanne & Andrew, Stanmore Bay.

28 Jan 2018 – Thank you Virginia – you were so helpful and went above and beyond for us.  I wished we had longer here – so peaceful – haven’t slept so well in years!  Delicious breakfast, lovely place to stay.  Zoe & Jeremy

21.1.2018 – Loved the little details such as the mini WASJIG and other puzzles, te mini jars of leaf tea, also really liked having bacon and eggs and the cute little loaf!!  A nice little spot for a mini break from Wellington  Tim, Jo & Max. –  p.s. We found 2 ways to solve the ’12 Ladies”

Thanks for a lovely stay – great place to unwind. Bruce, Blenheim 19.12.2017

Thank you for sharing your cottage.  We enjoyed a wonderfully relaxed evening with fantastic food – thanks for catering for our needs.  We look forward to coming back again to unwind.  Jo & Marten, Wellington 2/12/2017

Beautiful cottage in a magnificent setting graciously cared for by lovely people – an unforgettable experience! Dave & Dana, USA – 20/11/2017

*Lovely Cottage, Lovely People – 15 April 2017
Overall Rating:
The cottage exceeded our expectations. Very well maintained with everything you need.
Virginia was a lovely and friendly host. The breakfast food provided was amazing. We couldn’t help ourselves and ended up eating it all.
We would love to stay again if the opportunity ever arose in the future. Leigh & Rebecca

*5 February 2017– A cute cottage with all the amenities. Lovely to be able to sit outside in the sun on the deck to listen to all the Tuis, bellbirds, chickens etc.  Great hospitality.  Jillene & Shirley, Hawkes Bay

*Really lovely wee cottage, patrons helpful and an absolute delight.  Very peaceful..  Spotless & neat.  Would come back again.  p.s Love the homemade bread, free range eggs & bacon!  Jacqui & Charlotte – Wellington 28/1/2017

*Thank you for a wonderful stay.  It was a lovely place to use as a base our our wedding at Taureka.  The bed was very comfy and the breakfast was delicious.  Samantha

*Lovely, just lovely.  And finding a socket for my phone charger was fantastic. Hilary 15/1/2017

*Great place to break your journey and refresh.  L & S, Hawkes Bay – 2/3 January 2017

*Such a beautiful spot and a wonderful little cottage!  A fantastic weekend getaway from Wellington.  Cottage is kept immaculately  and breakfast was delicious.  Would definitely return * *  * * *.  Olivia & Callum – Dec/Jan 2017

*Beautiful little spot.  We came to stay for a wedding and had a fantastic sleep waking to the sound of birdsong.  Ernst & Virginia were wonderful hosts even offering us a lift to the wedding venue.  Thank you.  Dave & Shell, Wellington 18/12/2017

*What a wonderful place to stay – peaceful, superby hosted.  A hilarious moment when we realised we’d locked ourselves out at 11 pm and I practiced my cat burglar moves through the kitchen window (sorry!).  We hope we’ll be allowed back!! Briar & David. Dec 2016

*What an idylic location – we had such a lovely stay.  Thank you.  The breakfast was delicious, the coffee was great, what a treat!  We’ll definitely be recommending Underhill Cottage to others. Rahn & Antonia – October 2016

*Very peaceful with great birdsong.  A lovely time of the year to be here.  We very much enjoyed the 100 year anniversary of the Anzac Hall.  Many thanks.  Janice & Richard – 16/10/2016

*Thank you for a lovely quiet hide-away from our everyday lives!  We plan on doing it again.  Stacey & Chris

*Loved the cottage, especially how clean it was and all the provisions.  Many thanks. Peter 9.9.2016

*Wonderful, cosy little cottage – with everything we needed.  Wish it could have ben a longer stay.  We’ll be back for dinner!. Thanks. – Kelly & Dean

*Delightful peaceful little place.  Thanks for breakfast.  I’ll be back.  Niki, Wellington August 2016

*Thank you for the wonderful stay, perfect way to end a day of cycling on the Rimutaka rail Trail.  Pat & Laura, Wellington. July 2016

*Thank you for a comfortable and enjoyable stay despite the weather!  We loved the cottage and all your homely touches, especially the home baking and breakfasts.  Thank you too for inviting us into your home for dinner and getting to know y ou and the local area.  Jane & Phil – Perth, W.Australia 27-30 June 2016

*Lovely cottage, will be back.  Ants & Anna – April 2016

*Great little place, really enjoyed our short stay!  Really well set up, had everything we needed.  Thank you.  Lucy & Raj, Wellington – March 2016

*Fantastic accommodation, so lovely and relaxing.  Hospitality unreal.  Beautiful meal and breakfast.  I will be back.  Thank you so much.  Capri & Chanel, Otaki – March 2016

*Thank you so much for the lovely cottage, has been a pleasure staying. Very enjoyable.  Linda & John, Pukekohe, Feb 2016

*Wow ! Thank you both for a very quiet stay in  your little cottage.  Food provided was 100% and very enjoyable especially when the husband does the cooking! Jenny & Colin, Foxton Beach, Feb 2016

*A lovely peaceful stay overnight in yur gorgeous cottage.  Thank you for your wonderful hospitality.  We’ll return if we may next year for the same event.  Many thanks.  Bruce & Jenni, Palmerston North, Jan 2016

*Many thanks for the awesome hospitality and your generosity.  It has been an idyllic place to stay and I have enjoyed the privacy.  You are a fabulous couple and I’m so pleased to have met you.   Margie, Palmerston North, December 2015

*A lovely couple of days here for a friends wedding just down the road.  The bacon & eggs start to the day is to die for!  We both do a lot of travel and stay in lots of hotels etc.  Really nice to come to somewhere so quiet & peaceful and of such a high standard.  Many thanks.  Greg & Jane, Dunedin

* Three days not enough to do all we wanted in this beautiful area.  The cottage was just perfect for a relaxing and enjoyable stay.  Lovely breakfasts to enjoy and such lovely hosts as well.  Thank you for everything.  John & Liz, Dedham U.K.

* What a beautiful little cottage.  It was great to put our heads down after a day at Trentham Races.  Love the art work and of course the beautiful food for breakfast.  I am so thrilled I found you on the internet.  Many thanks.  Judy & Geoff, New Plymouth

* Thank you for sharing paradise with us – it has been a balm for our city souls!  The night sky was spectacular and the dawning sky very beautiful.  Margaret & Nigel, Wellington

* This could only be achieved with European precision and attention to detail!  There’s a candle.  Are there any matches? KNEW there would be.  And there they were. Great value.  Modestly advertised.  If possible, I will be sure to stay here again and willingly recommend to others.  Nigel, Wellington

* What a lovely spot – relaxing, quiet & beautifully presented accommodation.  The breakfast was just lovely.  Thank you for a lovely stay.  Katrina & Jack, Wellington

*  What a wonderful stay!  Everything was well thought through – loved the homemade bread, preserved fruit and bathrobes.  (And we were lucky with the weather so breakfast on the patio was perfect).  Thanks heaps will recommend to friends.  David & Debbie, Wellington

* A unique cottage – one out of the box!  Wonderful homemade cooking, lovely warm and friendly.  Thank you so much for your hospitality.  Hope to be back some time.  Sue & Richard, Murrays Bay, Auckland

* What a beautiful spot – couldn’t have wished for better.  The cottage, hosts and goodies excellent.  Thank you both. Joyce & Peter, New Plymouth

* Brilliant! Loved all the little touches – the bath robe was much appreciated.  A fantastic place to stay with charming hosts. Genie & Tony Tyrrel, Suffolk, UK

* The cottage had everything one needed, was well prepared, very clean and tidy. Ernst & Virginia were wonderful hosts and the evening meal did not disappoint.  Would recommend to anyone wanting an excellent B&B.  Linda & David, Lower Hutt –